Sales Tax Accountant

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Located in Medford, OR

Salary: DOE

SALES TAX ACCOUNTANT

This is an incredible opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing companies in the Fortune 500, alongside some of the most intelligent and forward-thinking executives in the retail and automotive industries.

As a Sales Tax Accountant, you will work in a team environment that complies with sales and use tax and similar reporting obligations for its nationwide network of automotive dealerships. You may also work to support the company’s income tax and financial reporting functions as needed.

Operating as an integral part of the tax department requires constant communication with all tax team members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

Sales and Use Tax

  • Prepare and process sales tax returns, balance and clear general ledgers to complete tax return entries, communicate with dealerships regarding exempt transactions, and facilitate the filing of returns and payments;
  • Assist the department’s data gathering and manipulation processes necessary for sales tax function;
  • Communicate internally to facilitate preparation of tax returns and special projects;
  • Research tax positions and assist in developing strategies and initiatives;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Income Tax

  • Support the income tax compliance and financial reporting processes as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS/EXPECTATIONS

  • Meet and exceed individual objectives as defined by supervisor;
  • Adhere to schedules and deadlines;
  • Thoroughness, accuracy, consistency, and timeliness in completing essential duties.

 ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:

  • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency;
  • Knowledge of and eventual proficiency in CDK, Hyperion, Excel, BNA and other systems as assigned;
  • Understanding of income tax and sales and use tax laws and rates and proficiency in research of such items;
  • Proficiency in processes and data manipulation used for income tax workpapers and sales and use tax returns;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Critical thinking requiring use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems;
  • Time management including the ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • CPA or candidate eligible for the CPA exam desired
  • Prior work experience in tax or accounting desired

Express Office: Medford
3523 Arrowhead Drive
Suite 100
Medford, OR 97504
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